The bundle of financial incentives Wisconsin offered to lure the Taiwanese technology giant’s first major U.S. plant is larger than what New York, Virginia and Tennessee collectively pledged to Amazon.com for far more jobs, a comparison of the two development projects shows.
They vowed to scrutinize the Trump administration’s actions on climate change and bring before them top administration officials who they think have escaped adequate oversight under their Republican colleagues.
The 30-year fixed-rate average was unchanged at 4.94 percent.
Toys line the shelves at a Walmart Supercenter in Houston. (AP)
Toys line the shelves at a Walmart Supercenter in Houston. (AP)
The holiday season is shaping up to be fiercely competitive as stores fight for markets vacated by fallen icons, such as Toys R Us and Sears, and compete with online heavyweight Amazon.
Satellite communications have been in use for decades, but Internet access through the technology has always been slow and expensive.

Facebook hired a Republican opposition-research firm to discredit activists critical of the social network, linking them to the liberal philanthropist, according to a New York Times report.

Facebook said Thursday it had removed billions of fake accounts and millions of posts, photos and other forms of content that violated its community standards.

But the legislation is complicated, its price-tag is high, and the bill does little to help the very poorest Americans.

The move to the heart of the defense industry could boost government contracts

The state and Arlington County worried until the end that their high costs for labor and real estate might lose the deal.

Black and Latino consumers pay higher interest on home loans than whites or Asians with similar credit scores -- even when shopping online.

Long Island City, the New York neighborhood where Amazon plans to expand, has been changing from a working-class area to a gentrified hot spot for the past decade. HQ2 will accelerate that trend, sparking concerns from business owners and residents.

The company attributed the growth to strong digital sales.

Prosecutors are trying to force Amazon to turn over data on Echo device for a murder case.

A judge has ordered Amazon to turn over any recordings an Echo device may have made the day two women were killed.

An MIT Sloan Ph.D. candidate discovered what turned skilled hobbyists into entrepreneurs.

Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) and Maria Bartiromo sparred over whether his talking point was accurate.

The tech giant has opened outposts across America, so it has access to more lawmakers it can try to influence amid concerns about its growth.

The company’s expansion will be a boon, and perhaps a strain, for two metropolitan areas.

Unions said Boeing failed to make pilots aware of a key safety feature in 737 MAX 8 planes.

“This is a positive step and may be the first thing this EPA has done that will actually reduce air pollution,” said one environmental advocate.

Dion Cini said he was banned after waving two separate pro-Trump banners on rides at Walt Disney World Resort.

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